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February 1, 2013

Big Picture

Space Cowboy

Who knew that a Columbus hillbilly comedy band called Poop House Riley could lay the foundation for one of Ohio’s beloved children’s music groups? Such is the story of the...

Opening Volley

In 2012, I joined a gym, shacked up with a dog, and watched at least three reality shows – most of them at said gym. That’s because in 2012, I fell in love with a woman; a...2

Parting Shot

Imagine a factory that produces only one product – let’s say, oh I don’t know, widgets. Imagine also that the factory is open just eight months per year, because...

The Little Blog that Could

Moving to a new city is always a daunting endeavor. When New Jersey native Robert Duffy found himself in Columbus after a move from San Francisco in 2002, the usual questions of...4

Life on Mars

When Ahmed Gallab handed over a CD of his Sinkane project to Caribou frontman Dan Snaith at a Cleveland show five years ago, he probably couldn’t have predicted where the...

Face Paint & Phil Collins

Since releasing their major-label debut last June, Ohio’s very own kinetic pop quartet Walk the Moon has turned their name into a prophecy. After opening gigs for buzz magnets...

January 1, 2013

Parting Shot

With the proliferation of LOLcats and self-submitted pornography on the Internet, I’m not sure why anybody talks to anybody at all anymore, but if you have to talk to people,...

Supermans Tailor

In the nerdiest red carpet fantasy ever, Stan Lee would push a microphone up to the mouths of Spider-Man and Superman and ask, “Who are you wearing?” The answer, as it...

What’s in a Name?

Christopher Columbus sailed across the Atlantic 520 years ago and eventually navigated the waters of the Scioto River until he landed at what is now Battelle Riverfront Park. He...

Some Kind of Monster

What’s the phrase? Don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone? In the two years since Brainbow played their last show, that’s the sentiment felt among the Columbus...

State of the Arts

Another of the Wexner Center’s upcoming visitors is Japan’s Seinendan Theater Company, sporting its collaborative efforts with Osaka University’s Intelligent Robotics...

The Kids Are Alright

As far as interview preparation goes, Connie and Olivia are one of a kind. Fifteen yards away from four massive tour buses that contain one of the most famous bands in the last...34

Opening Volley

In honor of our second annual Interview Issue, Columbus sixth graders Connie and Olivia from Kids Interview Bands (see page 20) took a break from interviewing stars like Josh...

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